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Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
-founder and co-ceo of whole foods, john mackey. now i was thinking, if the principles in this book were being taught in business schools & they were universally accepted in board rooms, you wouldn't have to write a book about it. > > hopefully i would write another book that would take the story a little bit further along. > but it does speak to the fact that it is still an anomaly to see a company that is run from top to bottom on good principles. > > i don't know if it's an anomaly. i think most businesses are ethical. business is the greatest value creator in the world. it creates value for its customers, for its employees, for its suppliers, for its investors, and for the larger communities. most of that value creation is done unconsciously. we think it can be done better if people become aware, if businesses become aware of their higher purpose, and how to consciously create value for all those stakeholders. > and it doesn't mean a compromise of profits either. is that sometimes the misunderstanding? > > i think that is the big misunderstanding, that there is this big trade-off between s
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
. currently, public opinion leans toward safety standards for guns. a new poll by johns hopkins bloomberg school of public health... shows 89% support closing gun show loophole that avoid background checks. and, 69% approve banning sales of semiautomatics. still ahead wall streeters are moving on out. find out how some firms are saving a bundle by changing location, thats next. ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! americans suffer with a deadly disease. i was one of them. my disease was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
-day meeting. and the senate has confirmed john kerry as the next secretary of state. joe cusick of optionsxpress join us now. joe, there is a lot to talk about this morning, including the dow closing in on 14,000. what is your take? > > you know what, it's a level that everyone is watching right now. we are about 40 or 50 points away. it is a psychological level as well as a momentum level. the bulls are in control right now, and, hey, the dow has exxon in it, and that is the largest company in the world. > consumer confidence, though, took a hit. people are saying it is because of the lower amount of the paychecks because of the tax hit. what do you think? > > you know what, we are going to keep an eye on that. again, while confidence is at those lows, we have had pretty solid data other than the confidence never. we are going to watch the adp number that is coming out this morning, and we are also going to watch that fed statement. specifically we are going to keep an eye on that this afternoon, and we are going to watch the fed chief speak. > let's talk about a couple of big
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
for hiring, nationwide, layoffs in january were among the lowest in 20 years. john challenger of outplacement firm challenger gray and christmas says it suggests that the economy is heading upward in the early part of the year. we won't have to worry about the debt ceiling for a few months. the senate approved a bill yesterday for a short-term suspension of the debt limit until may 19th, easing fears of a government default. the president is expected to sign it soon. the bill also includes an incentive for lawmakers to create a budget by april 15th - or go without pay. mortgage rates are on the rise. according to freddie mac, 30- year rates surpassed 3.5% for the first time in nearly four months. the average 30-year fixed rose to 3.53%, up from 3.42% last week. the 15-year fixed jumped to 2.81% from 2.71%. the company allegedly behind robo signing mortgages is paying a $120-million settlement. 46 states will recieve a share of the payout. the company, lender processing services, is accused of wrongfully foreclosing on homes when people should have been allowed to stay. the company is accused
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